A federal judge has rejected the claims of a group of Buffalo Point cottage owners who launched a lawsuit at the First Nation over tax bills earlier this year. www.winnipegsun.com/2014/12/21/buffalo-point-wins-court-battle-on-taxation 

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A new chief appraiser has been hired to head the Galveston Central Appraisal District. Read More

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Bexar County Tax Assessor-Collector Albert Uresti said late Tuesday that the largest delinquent taxpayer in the county has paid off $1.4 million in back-due taxes. Read More

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You see them all the time as you're driving down the highway... endless rows of wind turbines. Now, high profile investors are gaining more and more interest in Panhandle wind farms. JP Morgan recently announced that it made a majority investment in a wind farm just east of Amarillo. Read More

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Defense attorneys have rested their case in the punishment phase of the trial of a former North Texas public official convicted of capital murder in a revenge plot against prosecutors. Read More

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If Gov. Peter Shumlin is looking for a theme for his State-of-the-State address next month, Vermont voters already have picked the topic for him — property taxes. Read More

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Denton County Judge Mary Horn is gearing up for a familiar battle in the 84th Texas Legislature. Read More

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A proposal on Thursday’s Austin City Council agenda to divert property taxes to the Lone Star Rail District would cost the city budget $1 million to $1.3 million, the city’s chief financial officer said in a memo to the council released late Wednesday. Read More

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A materials testing company plans to move its Sharonville and Woodlawn operations to its Fairfield location. Read More

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An Alexandria, Louisiana-based company is now one step closer to building its proposed $280 million oriented-strand board plant in the Corrigan area. The proposed plant is expected to employ 160 full-time employees and create 1,854 construction jobs. Read More

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Texans can expect tax relief, a laser focus on border security and more efforts to fight traffic congestion when a cash-flush Legislature convenes in January. Read More

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A manual recount showed that Lewis County Assessor Dianne Dorey won re-election by just 23 votes. Read More

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Sen. Dan Patrick, the incoming lieutenant governor, has said that when he takes office, he wants to take steps to keep the National Guard on the border longer than currently envisioned. “Border security is a top priority for me.”  Read More

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 8:51pm

What the Texas Legislature calls tax relief looks like chump change when you break it down, raising this question: How much do taxes have to be cut to turn the heads of Texas voters? Read More

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 8:50pm

A House leader on Wednesday proposed a $4.9 billion tax-relief package that would cut the sales tax rate to 5.95 percent, which he said would save the average family of four $172 a year. Read More

Monday, April 6, 2015 - 8:08pm

Round Rock ISD officials are moving forward with a proposed tax exemption meant to spur business growth in the city. Read More

Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 10:09pm

The Nueces County Appraisal District sent out the first batch of 173,000 reappraisal notices and the bulk of property values are going up, officials said. Read More

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 8:57pm

1.7 million property owners across Harris County are about to find out their home values are a lot higher than just a few months ago. Although that can be great for those trying to sell, it can be tough to swallow for taxpayers. Read More